Start-Ups

Business technology start-ups are increasingly attracting venture capital; find out how to take your idea and turn it into a business reality, and which technologies could make all the difference.

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    5 Keys To Choosing a Strategic Partner

    Peace of mind comes from a strategic partner who stands behind your solution from end to end—a partner who gives you one infrastructure, one management solution, and one phone number to call Peace of mind comes from a strategic partner who stands behind your solution from end to end—a partner...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • eBooks // Dec 2014

    Founder's guide to launching a startup (free ebook)

    This latest ebook from ZDNet and TechRepublic focuses on tips, strategies, and success stories aimed at helping new entrepreneurs and founders-in-the-making navigate the tricky path of launching a startup.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    HotelsCombined.com grows from start-up to world leader

    This case study is exploring how HotelsCombined.com became the world leader in hotel price comparisons. Being a site “developed and born on the cloud” that attracts more than 25 million visitors a month who use the free service to compare hotel prices and make reservations. Download this case and learn...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Securing the Small Business Network

    This ebook examines eight network security challenges that small businesses face today, and offers easy and effective solutions. Dell SonicWALL offers the comprehensive protection your small business needs, priced within your budget.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Data Projections Case Study

    Data Projections needed a quoting solution that would allow them to prepare, deliver, and track quality quotes and proposals that could integrate with their CRM. Quosal enables Data Projections to produce winning sales proposals in less time, and improves their internal sales reporting

    Provided By Quosal

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Compensation Made Simple

    Using market-based salary data to align your organization’s compensation strategy with those in the same recruiting market can enable your organization to stay competitive and improve employee engagement and retention. Read this paper to learn more about: How a business's lifecycle influences employee compensation, Why market-based salary data...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Using IBM Social Business to Take Your Business Relationships to the Next Level: A Game Changer for Small, Medium, and Large Businesses.

    This IBM Redguide™ publication provides information about IBM Social Business and includes details about the business need and the value of transformation to a social business. It presents a high-level Social Business component diagram, highlights key capabilities, and includes customer case studies that exemplify how some of these capabilities can...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Deliver Secure, New Business Services and Improve the Customer Experience

    In today’s ultra-competitive business landscape, organisations are always looking for the best way to deliver secure, new business services to their customers. But to do this, organisations must find a “new balance” of security across two critical business imperatives: growing the business and protecting the business.

    Provided By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Nondisruptive Operations and Clustered Data ONTAP

    As IT operations become more and more critical to business, no downtime can be tolerated. Downtime causes lost business, poor customer satisfaction, and competitive weakness. Today’s “always-on” data centers are all about how the underlying infrastructure provides continuous data availability to the applications despite changing business needs. Read more.

    Provided By NetApp

  • Videos // Jun 2014

    Why serverCONDO is in the Dedicated Hosting Business

    serverCONDO's John Brown answers why they're in the dedicated hosting business.

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Tyco Integrated Security: How Secure is Your Business Infographic

    This valuable infographic shows the top seven External Threats to a business, the top three internal threats to a business and the top three concerns for management when considering a business security solution. This infographic helps assess the potential threats in a working environment and reduce the potential risks. This...

    Provided By Tyco

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Making the Real Time Enterprise a Reality

    REAL TIME. ON DEMAND. ALWAYS ON. Such are the expectations of businesses in today’s global information economy. Customers demand agility, responsiveness, and innovation from all companies today. And they’re comparing their experiences with businesses in every industry against firms that embody all three capabilities. Read this whitepaper to discover how...

    Provided By SAP

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: People Are the New Bottom Line

    Your business is the sum of its parts—your inventory, production, marketing, and spend. But the most important part of your business is your workforce. More than half your costs can be tied to your workers. Watch this video to learn why people are the new bottom line.

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Cisco WebEx Meeting Center

    Cisco WebEx Meeting Center is the easy-to-use, low-cost way to share ideas with anyone, anywhere, anytime, from any device. Collaborate over the web with remote employees, customers, and suppliers. Deliver presentations, demonstrate applications and update spreadsheets. Save time and money on travel — conduct regular meetings...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Case Study: Direct Networks – Desktops in the Cloud

    For small businesses, equipping every employee with their own computer can be a costly proposition. Every dollar spent on technology is one less that can be directed to other essential investments, such as marketing and product development.This case study explores why more and more small businesses are embracing Bring Your...

    Provided By Dell

  • eBooks // May 2014

    IBM PureData System E-Guide

    Every business would like to spend more time focused on improving productivity and less on routine maintenance tasks that keep the status quo. Unfortunately, most IT departments spend the bulk of their time and budget on doing just that – keeping the lights on and fighting fires. That is...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Rostering/Shift scheduling opportunity scan

    This briefing looks at symptoms that can help your company see if there is opportunity to implement more effective rostering and shift scheduling. If your company is exhibiting any of these symptoms, then there is room for significant improvement.

    Provided By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Ways Anonymity Hurts Business and Consumers

    Traditionally, the notion of online identity is that it must be protected and safeguarded by the individual it belongs to. As users’ Internet habits evolve, however, we’re seeing a greater shift in online sharing: consumers are posting personal photographs, life event updates, and more across their social channels. This...

    Provided By Gigya Inc.

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    A manufacturers guide to complete business control

    This briefing provides a guide to gain business control in manufacturing planning. Readers can learn how to achieve business goals and competitive advantages with integrated supply chain planning and optimization.

    Provided By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    4 signs that your business is ready to plan for profit

    This briefing will help you to determine whether your business is ready to plan for profit by maximizing the value of your ERP investment with supply chain planning and optimization. By looking at these four signs you can begin planning for profit.

    Provided By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Best Practices for recruiting the right talent

    This white paper examines best practices in recruiting and the technology behind those practices. It discusses how to reduce time to hire by up to 50 percent, reduce cost per hire by up to 70 percent, and improve recruiter efficiency in finding the right talent.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Case Study: Mission Australia: Better Serving the Community

    Most of organisations or businesses wanted to respond to their clients faster and more efficiently. This study gives you an idea on how to drive value-add IT projects and the ability to scale up and down as well as increase performance effectively. Download this case study today to learn...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Client Virtualization in a Cloud Environment

    Arguably computation models seen in client space are much more diverse than those in the server space proper. For servers, there are essentially two, the earlier model of static consolidation and the more recent dynamic model where virtual machines lightly bound to their physical hosts and can be moved around...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    The Business Value of IBM zEnterprise System Deployments

    On a Smarter Planet, information-centric processes are exploding in growth. In order to excel in today’s competitive environment, businesses need to support these processes, and efficiently manage the massive volumes of data they drive, with minimal risk. The mainframe has always been the IT industry's leading platform for transaction processing,...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Who’s Spying on You?

    You’re aware of the threats of malware to your business but what about the ever-changing ground rules? Cybercriminals today are launching attacks against businesses by copying sophisticated malware and techniques used to target governments and high-profile organizations. Don’t get caught in the crossfire. Read our special report "Who's spying...

    Provided By Kaspersky Lab

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Unified Communication and Collaboration - The Best Practice Guide

    Unified Communication & Collateral allows businesses to harness enterprise-wide collaboration, increase productivity and realise cost competitiveness. Most businesses are keen to find ways to continually improve on their solutions and processes. As a result of this, Telstra have produced a complimentary practice guide which will deliver insights into the benefits...

    Provided By Telstra

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Unified Communication and Collaboration - The Best Practice Guide

    Unified Communication & Collateral allows businesses to harness enterprise-wide collaboration, increase productivity and realise cost competitiveness. Most businesses are keen to find ways to continually improve on their solutions and processes. As a result of this, Telstra have produced a complimentary practice guide which will deliver insights into the benefits...

    Provided By Telstra

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Backup Basics. Choosing the Right Data Protection System

    Data is often the most important non-human asset that a company has. It represents the actual information and details behind the products and services that each company provides. If this data is lost, becomes corrupt, or is unavailable, it can have a major adverse effect on whether or not your...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    You Work 24/7 For Your Business. So Should Your Server.

    Are you not sure if your business could benefit from a server? Use this checklist to help you decide if adding a server to your business can be an efficient and affordable way to help you and your employees reach new levels of productivity, while protecting valuable company data and...

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    10 Reasons your Business Needs VoIP

    Voice over Internet from Alaska Communications lets you make and receive calls over the Internet anywhere, anytime—keeping employees connected and boosting productivity. It’s a hosted and flexible phone communication solution that works the way you do. No hardware equipment to purchase, software to maintain or even IT staff to hire...

    Provided By Alaska Communications

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Businesses are ready for a new approach to IT

    Today’s businesses need simpler more efficient and flexible computing models. The IBM PureSystems family is comprised of platform systems and infrastructure systems that include built-in “patterns of expertise” to address complex business and operational tasks for smarter computing.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Start-Up Size Strategy and Risk Management: Impact on New Venture Performance

    Start-up size is a key strategic decision for entrepreneurs. Should entrepreneurs invest sufficient resources to start up close to minimum efficient scale in order to optimize performance or should they seek to manage risk and start-up on a smaller scale? Previously, this strategic decision appeared to be one of simply...

    Provided By EIM Business & Policy Research

  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Re-envisioning the Data Management Landscape: Road Map to the Real-Time Business

    "Real-time business" is a powerful metaphor for today’s forward-thinking companies. These are businesses that have the ability to use all relevant data when and wherever needed for up-to-the moment decision making. In today’s hyperconnected business environment, the demand for faster business cycles and deeper insight is driving a tremendous wave...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Preparing the Datacenter for a New Age of Computing

    Aligning IT with the goals of the business is top of mind for executives who need to understand how business plans, infrastructure, and people come together to impact business process. Convergence and virtualization are some of the most talked about technologies for helping align business goals because of their ability...

    Provided By HP and Intel®

  • Videos // May 2013

    Continuous data protection for a business of any size

    Video, websites, email, client files, and application data on physical or virtual servers, is the type of information that is essential to business, and can seem endless. Now more than ever, organisations are on the lookout for simpler ways to manage and protect the growing amounts of content collected every...

    Provided By NETGEAR, Inc.

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Technology Based-Entrepreneurship: Measurement Technology Perspective

    Currently, there are several papers on the New Technology Based Firms (NTBFs) yet the case studies of measurement technology appear to not be available. This paper aims to present the entrepreneurial processes of Finnish measurement technology firms. Eight interviews were conducted with the key players of the industry. Successfully, the...

    Provided By University of Ottawa

  • White Papers // May 2013

    The business of social business

    The value in social acquaintances Today, social approaches have become the norm for creating meaningful business value. In an IBM® IBV executive study however, nearly three-quarters of respondents admitted that they were unprepared to embrace this shift in customer engagement. This white paper reveals how business leaders can successfully...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Explaining Entrepreneurial Performance of Solo Self-Employed From a Motivational Perspective

    This paper investigates whether start-up motivation (opportunity versus necessity) influences entrepreneurial performance of an important subset of entrepreneurs, viz. the solo self-employed. The authors also explore to what extent human capital measures mediate this relation. They use a unique individual-level panel data set of solo self-employed in the Netherlands for...

    Provided By EIM Business & Policy Research

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Do you Have an Enterprise-wide Cloud Strategy?

    Cloud computing is experiencing strong, sustained growth across enterprises large and small. Proven benefits like flexibility, cost reduction, and rapid provisioning of new applications and services are among the drivers. But as cloud models continue to mature, IT leaders face a number of decision points as they seek to maximize...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Startup rockstars: A roundup of innovative newcomers

    Fame, quick profits, a career marked by creativity, pushing boundaries, popularity and chasing that one big deal that could change everything. You can see why there are parallels drawn between startup founders and rock stars. While the nexus of startup funding has traditionally been Silicon Valley, technology startup hubs outside...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    5 Keys To Choosing a Strategic Partner

    Peace of mind comes from a strategic partner who stands behind your solution from end to end—a partner who gives you one infrastructure, one management solution, and one phone number to call Peace of mind comes from a strategic partner who stands behind your solution from end to end—a partner...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • eBooks // Dec 2014

    Founder's guide to launching a startup (free ebook)

    This latest ebook from ZDNet and TechRepublic focuses on tips, strategies, and success stories aimed at helping new entrepreneurs and founders-in-the-making navigate the tricky path of launching a startup.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Compensation Made Simple

    Using market-based salary data to align your organization’s compensation strategy with those in the same recruiting market can enable your organization to stay competitive and improve employee engagement and retention. Read this paper to learn more about: How a business's lifecycle influences employee compensation, Why market-based salary data...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Securing the Small Business Network

    This ebook examines eight network security challenges that small businesses face today, and offers easy and effective solutions. Dell SonicWALL offers the comprehensive protection your small business needs, priced within your budget.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Building a Geospatial Information System, Part 1: Understanding the Basics

    Businesses and educational and governmental institutions are increasingly using Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) to solve real-world problems. GIS offers many new ways to visualize information, collaborate, and do business. In this paper, learn the basics of GIS. Explore open source and proprietary software considerations, a basic GIS architecture, and how...

    Provided By IBM

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2008

    Offer Of Strategic Alliance

    Use this template to give offer of strategic alliance. This letter is from your business to another business suggesting that you work together to reach goals. It should offer teamwork, not dominance by one company or the other.

    Provided By Best Sample Letters

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Achieving Business Agility With BPM and SOA Together: Smart Work in the Smart Enterprise

    Today's economies and commodity markets are swinging rapidly, barriers to global competition are disappearing, and empowered customers are changing preferences and expectations faster than businesses can respond. In such an environment businesses must be able to work smarter, increasing business agility while optimizing their costs. Only too often one finds...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Dec 2009

    Momentum Webcast: Leveraging New Ways to Work (Level 100)

    Businesses are constantly looking for ways save money, improve efficiency, and innovate. As a result, businesses are turning to their IT departments to help save money by controlling costs, improving efficiency, and increasing revenue streams through innovation. The attendee of this webcast learns how to enable a highly flexible, reliable,...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Reducing Downtime and Business Loss: Addressing Business Risk With Effective Technology

    Business risk can appear at the company's doorstep at any time - and in many forms. Systems go offline when aging components fail, natural disasters strike, key networking connections don't work, or a local contractor cuts a power cable. Security issues can emerge and threaten the integrity of business data....

    Provided By IDG (International Data Group)

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    The Objectives Of An Internet Marketing Training Course

    When you take up an online business, the initial stage involves building the commercial site. Nurturing a business on the Internet requires strategic marketing, by using a variety of tools. These could include email marketing and content sharing, co-branding, ad buys, search engine optimization and others. The primary objective of...

    Provided By contentdig.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Benefits Of Jewelry Designing Courses

    There are number of online and off line courses in jewelry designing offered by accredited institutions. The training imparted culminates in a diploma certification and especially targets the hard-core sales professionals. The jewelry designing courses focus exclusively on essential product knowledge and tried and tested proven sales techniques. You are...

    Provided By contentdig.com

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Software Training For Your Inner-Geek

    It's never been a better time for businesses, big and small, to train employees with the proper skills in tackling software-loaded devices. New programs and computer systems are meant to make your workload easier, allowing you to accomplish more in one sitting. Not only will training improve efficiency throughout your...

    Provided By TrainingTime

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become An Engraver

    Engraving is an important part of the jewelry field that involved incising designs into a variety of pieces of jewelry. Engravers are specially trained jewelry professionals that etch a variety of designs for many different customers. Engravers must have at least a high school diploma, but many have a Bachelor...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become An Investment Banker

    On a daily basis, hundreds of billions of dollars and invested. The money is used to buy stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and securities. Investment bankers are essential to help people invest their money wisely and make good banking decisions. Most investment bankers have a bachelor degree in finance, business, or...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Restaurateur

    The restaurateur is the person who runs a restaurant, whatever kind it may be. It is not essential that he also the chef, but in small places, he may well be the head chef or short order cook. Chefs also go on to start their own restaurants after working at...

    Provided By How to Guide

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Bench Jeweler

    The jewelry industry is a multi-billion dollar industry that provides a variety of products to customers. Bench jewelers are trained workers that create and repair many different types of jewelry. Bench jewelers must have at least a high school diploma. Many learn their skills through on the job training, but...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Dynamic Infrastructure Helping Build a Smarter PlanetDelivering Superior Business and IT Services with Agility and Speed

    In this smarter world, we need our infrastructure to propel us forward, not hold us back. This infrastructure becomes instrumented, interconnected and intelligent to bring together the business and IT infrastructure to create new possibilities across the business. IBM has developed a strategy for a dynamic infrastructure that will help...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Twitter Scammers Lure Wannabe Entrepreneurs Into "Evil"

    Usually they're newbies on Twitter - sometimes with dreams of becoming self-employed Internet entrepreneurs. Those with no experience in online businesses may think it's easy to make money through online activity. But just like with any business - online or off - the reality is never as easy as it...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    You Aren't Crazy, You're Just An Entrepreneur

    You aren't crazy - there are good reasons why starting a business feels hard. Like any big change in life like getting married or having a baby, entrepreneurship has its ups and downs. Once you get over the initial rush of your launch, certain that everything is going to go...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Paying Your (Small Business) Bills

    Don't let the vendor be the one to notice you haven't paid your bills. Communicate early and often to keep your business in good standing. Reevaluate your business. Sure, there's a credit crunch and a draining customer demand in general, but have you done enough to refocus your business in...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Shareholder's Agreement: What It Is And Why You Need To Review Your Own

    When you get into business with a partner or partners (be they a friend, family member, or simply a business acquaintance), you do so with the best of intentions. As such, in many cases, the apparent need for a Shareholder's Agreement goes unnoticed. In fact, you may be embarrassed to...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Learning To Cut To Win

    If only everyone had cut out all the excessive crap back in 2006 when it might have mattered. Since most small businesses didn't, many have streamlined and are quickly learning how to tighten things up without going under. The bottom line: every business still in business has discovered that keeping...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // May 2009

    6 Tips For Running Your Business Lessons From 2 Failed Restaurateurs

    Why do restaurants often struggle to succeed? Why are they the first businesses to fold, and often in the shortest amount of time? The answer to these questions goes beyond the adage of "Location, location, location". Too many people open restaurants or eateries on the heels of a great dinner...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Checks And (Watch Those) Balances

    "From raising start-up funds to running a business, the internet has changed the rules for entrepreneurs," "Now, a click of a mouse gives you instant access to numerous funding options". Funding is just the first step. A start-up must focus on containing operating costs. A better scenario for a startup...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Building Some Protection Against A Down Economy

    Today, business owners find themselves pressed to keep up with uncertain economic conditions. But even in an economic downturn there are opportunities to be had - if you are prepared to take advantage of them. The tips given in this paper can help you to assess where you stand and...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Building And Protecting Your Business Credit

    It is difficult to predict when your business will need to borrow, so it's important to demonstrate responsible credit management long before funds are needed. Lenders consider a variety of factors when evaluating your business credit, including both your personal and business payment and credit history. This paper explains some...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Gaining the Performance Edge Using a Column-Oriented DBMS

    This paper contrasts row-oriented database systems with column-oriented database systems and elaborates on the benefits of the columnar approach. A review of how data access latency across the different levels of the memory hierarchy can affect application performance sheds some light on the benefits of the column-oriented approach and...

    Provided By Sybase

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    10 Things You Can Do To Make Your Online Business Money

    How's the start of 2010 looking for you and your business? Are you primed and ready to make money this year? With 2010 already underway, have you put a plan in place to promote your business and maximize your success? This paper explains about ten quick, easy-to-implement things you can...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Creating Your First Small Business Budget

    Small businesses - the ones that succeed - are borne out of passion for something, whether it be a particular topic area, a particular methodology, or something else. Businesses succeed when people love what they're doing so much that they pour their heart and soul into it and the business...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Two Key Numbers You Need To Know To Manage Your Small Business

    When it comes to quickly evaluating how the business is doing, there are two numbers to pay attention to above all else. These two numbers tell very quickly how exactly the business is doing and whether or not there are any major looming problems. Both numbers are really easy to...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Budget Correctly

    Knowing how to budget properly is the absolutely central principle for any business owner, manager, or individual. Budgeting properly within your business is absolutely a key to the successful running of your business, because it will determine that you use your money properly, that you don't overspend your profits and...

    Provided By BusinessKnowledgeSource.com

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Optimizing Operational Efficiency and Resiliency in VMware Environments With Hitachi Data Systems Solutions

    Business continuity and disaster recovery have been hot topics for IT and business executives for as long as companies have been relying on technology to run their businesses. Since day one, "What if" scenarios have been played out and, for the most part, businesses have had two choices: Either live...

    Provided By Enterprise Strategy Group

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Groundskeeper

    More and more people, businesses, and organizations are seeking attractively designed and well-maintained gardens, lawns, and grounds to make a positive impression and increase the value of their properties. Groundskeepers perform a variety of tasks to create a functional and appealing outdoor environment for many different outdoor and indoor environments....

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • Case Studies // Dec 2009

    Environment Agency's Pioneering Online Tools Bring Revolutionary Data to Citizens

    An agency of the European Union, the European Environment Agency (EEA) provides independent and reliable information on the environment for policy makers and the general public. The agency is working towards raising environmental awareness across Europe by delivering easy-to-understand information about a number of environmental topics - among them, water...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    A Simple Budgeting System For Your New Home Business

    A simple budgeting system for your new home business will help you project and track of your cash flow. A basic budget for your business must list both income and expenses. When you start your home business, you will have some one-time costs that you must pay to set up...

    Provided By Internet Brands

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Calculating Costs: Budget Planning For Your Home Based Business

    One of the most important aspects of a work at home business plan is budget planning. In order to determine how much money you need to start and run your home business, you'll need to consider all the expenses you will incur throughout the business operation, and create a budget....

    Provided By Internet Brands

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Budgeting To Increase Business Profit

    The answer is that simple. Businesses exist because they want to make profit. But it takes more for a business to just exist to actually make profit, let alone manage it. And usually, income and profit generation may be a difficult task, what with several factors that a business inevitably...

    Provided By 1888articles.com

  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    SOA What?: Services Thinking Goes To Work

    Conventional wisdom says don't lock in until you have to. Which often makes good sense - especially when it comes to business-enabling technology. It also explains how Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) got started in the first place. Businesses wanted to make their technology environments more open and flexible, which is...

    Provided By Deloitte LLP

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Landscaper

    Landscapers set up and maintain many outdoor elements such as grass, plants, flowers, and other elements of landscaped areas. They mow, trim, edge, detach, fertilize, water, and mulch lawns and other elements throughout the growing seasons. Landscapers usually learn their skills on the job, but many employers prefer applicants who...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Become A Meeting And Convention Planner

    Meetings and conventions are a major contribution to the success of a variety of businesses and organizations because they bring many different people together for a common purpose. Meeting and convention planners make sure the purpose is achieved and coordinate details of meetings and conventions. Meeting and convention planners have...

    Provided By DegreeFinders.com